Emmanuel Family History

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Emmanuel Name Meaning

Variant spelling (mainly French and South Indian) of Emanuel, which was used in the Middle Ages by Christians as an alternative name for Christ. The name was also borne by a 3rd-century martyr. Among Christians in India it is used as a given name, and in the U.S. it has come to be used as a last name among families from southern India.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Samuel, Daniel, Emanuel, Mandel, Manuel, Mander, Engel, Mantel

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Emmanuel Family Origin

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Emmanuel Family Occupations

What did your Emmanuel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Freighting were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emmanuel. A less common occupation for the Emmanuel family was Grocer. The most common Emmanuel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Emmanuel's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Freighting

  • Grocer


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Emmanuel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Emmanuel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emmanuel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Emmanuel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Emmanuel. For the veterans among your Emmanuel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emmanuel Life Expectancy

What is the average Emmanuel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Emmanuel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Emmanuel in 1960 was 66, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emmanuel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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